Social

The Lamar High School Class of 1947 met for its 71st class reunion at Tractors in Lamar. All enjoyed their time of visiting. They will meet again in 2019 at Cooky’s Cafe in Golden City. Pictured are, left to right, Nedra Divine, Wilmetta Jeffries, Don Selvey and Spud Banwart; sitting is Jean Foster. LHS Class of 1947 meets for 71st reunion


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Joyce Gage was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The winners were Kathy Jenkins, first high and Geyne Shoff, second high. The hostess...


Past O’Sullivan employees to meet at different facility
Past O’Sullivan employees will meet Thursday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m., in the banquet room at Ken’s Kafe in Arcola. Come eat, visit and catch up with friends and...
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas
It will be “Feeling a lot like Christmas” for this Year’s 2018 Miss Merry Christmas Pageant! The annual Miss Merry Christmas Pageant, hosted by...


Photo courtesy of Willis Strong
Brent Hanshaw waves to the crowd watching the parade at Prairie Day Festival Saturday, as he rode atop the fire truck. Brent is a busy man, also managing the horse pull and taking care of the agriculture exhibits. He is president of the rural fire department and a member of the Liberal Area Civic Group. The flags that are put up each holiday and Prairie Day are by him. He wears many other hats, but this just names a few. Horse pulling contest first event for Prairie Day Festival
LIBERAL- The first event for the 62nd annual Prairie Day Festival was the horse pulling contest Friday evening, Sept. 14, held at the north city...


Ed and Judy Dingman of Aurora are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married October 11, 1968, in Jasper. The celebration is slated for 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6, at the United Methodist Church in Aurora. The family includes Leslie and Robert James and sons Brandon and Grayson and Eric and Jill Dingman and children Hailey, Gavin and Ella. Friends and family are welcome at the come-and-go reception. The couple requests no gifts. Dingman is the son of Roselea (Clymer) Dingman McMcClintock of Lamar. Dingmans to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
October 1-5 MONDAY- Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato and onions, baked beans, roasted pasta and vegetables, bun, banana. TUESDAY- Roast...


Live Well holds first senior social
GREENFIELD- The Live Well Health & Fitness Center sends their greetings! They had a wonderful turnout for their first Senior Social on August 30....


Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
The Christian Church of Liberal's Fall Festival parade float honored the life of long time resident Marjorie Jones, who passed away earlier this year. Life of Marjorie Jones honored with float
Some have commented about Liberal Christian Church’s float that was in the Liberal Prairie Days parade on Saturday, Sept. 15. The float was divided...


Stone’s Throw to present comedy
CARTHAGE- Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre will present The Savannah Sipping Society, one of the newest comedies by the team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten,...
Marriage license applications
The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder’s office: Donald Eugene Jay, 71, Lamar and Bonnie Lynn...


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Joann Jones was the hostess for Bridge on September 11. The winners were Velma Goodrum, first high and Kathy Jenkins, second high. The hostess...


A true story about beans
By WILLIS STRONG This happened several years ago. I came home from work one morning after working the night shift and tired as I could be. I...


Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
September 24-28 MONDAY- Baked chicken, au gratin potatoes, carrots, wheat roll, sliced pears. TUESDAY- Spaghetti with meat sauce, dark green...


Sunshine Seniors meet for September dinner
The Sunshine Seniors of Liberal met Friday, Sept. 7, for its monthly dinner. Several attended for the dinner of fried chicken, lots of side dishes and desserts. Carol...